CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 60 satellites as part of their Starlink mission on Thursday.
Officials with SpaceX said they have created the satellite constellation system Starlink, with the goal to provide broadband internet service worldwide.
Thursday's launch window opened at 10:30 p.m.
SpaceX said there will be more satellite launches to come.
Founder Elon Musk said he needed about 800 satellites to provide moderate coverage.
Ultimately, the network could have up to 12,000 satellites.
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